Head of Early Years (Maternity Cover)

09 Mar 2018
04 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
BookTrust Head of Early Years London 9 month fixed-term contract (maternity cover) Salary: BookTrust Grade J (GBP47,476 - GBP51,472) Are you an energetic, practical and analytical senior manager with know-how and understanding of the early years? We're seeking a Head of Early Years to provide maternity cover and lead our portfolio of national early years programmes. BookTrust is the UK largest children's reading charity dedicated to getting children reading. We know that children who read are happier, healthier, more empathetic and more creative. They also do better at school. We work with a variety of partners to get children excited about books, rhymes and stories. Because if reading is fun, children will want to do it. We're looking for someone with: A track record of designing, developing and evaluating national programmes that make a difference; Great all-round management skills; and Sector knowledge and expertise of the early years. This could come from a wide range of areas. You might bring professional experience from the early years sector, early education or health. But whatever your background, you have a great understanding of the rewards and challenges facing families with children aged 0-5. Please submit CV and cover letter which outlines how you meet the requirements of the role. Closing date: Tuesday 03 April at midday Interview dates: Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 April.